Vice President Kamala Harris today convened a group of Japanese corporate executives involved in the semiconductor industry to discuss increasing investment in U.S. semiconductor manufacturing, strengthening the semiconductor supply chain, and strengthening cooperation in semiconductor R&D. The Vice President outlined the Biden-Harris Administration’s ongoing efforts to revitalize domestic manufacturing, create high-paying jobs, strengthen supply chains, and accelerate the industries of the future, including passage of the bipartisan CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, which makes historic Invest in each of the fields. Participants discussed recent and future investments by Japanese companies in the U.S. semiconductor industry, as well as furthering U.S.-Japan R&D cooperation. They also discussed continuing to work together to ensure more resilient supply chains and minimize supply chain vulnerabilities. The Vice President emphasized the power of the U.S.-Japan economic partnership and how it directly benefits the prosperity of the American and Japanese peoples.